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Eight victory spoiled, Wildcats upset Cougar football

Eight victory spoiled, Wildcats upset Cougar football

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen asst. sports editor

October 29, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

WSU football (7-2, 4-2) lost 58-37 to University of Arizona (6-2, 4-1) on Saturday. The Cougars had 646 yards of total offense and 32 first downs, but the team lost its second game in three weeks after starting the season 6-0. Redshirt senior running back Jamal Morrow said the team didn’t execute...

WSU looks for eighth win of season

WSU looks for eighth win of season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen assistant sports editor

October 27, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

WSU football (7-1, 4-1) will make its third road trip of the season Saturday when the team travels to Tuscon to take on the University of Arizona (5-2, 3-1). The Cougars recorded a 28-0 shutout win over University of Colorado, Boulder (4-4, 1-4) last weekend. In the game, redshirt senior quarterbac...

Arizona Wildcats not who we thought they were

Arizona Wildcats not who we thought they were

BRADEN JOHNSON, Evergreen columnist

October 27, 2017


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Sports

Arizona was projected to finish last in the Pac-12 South division in the conference’s preseason media poll. That was back on July 26, about the same time seemingly everyone in and around Tucson was calling for the firing of fifth-year Head Coach Rich Rodriguez. How times have changed. The Wildcats...

Blowout helps football shake off first loss

Blowout helps football shake off first loss

SAM HEIKELL, Evergreen columnist

October 24, 2017


Filed under Columns, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

Despite poor conditions, Cougar football (7-1, 4-1) bounced back from a disappointing loss to University of California, Berkeley, with a commanding 28-0 victory against University of Colorado, Boulder (4-4, 1-4) on Saturday. WSU’s loss against Cal on Oct. 13 brought its undefeated start to a surprising...

Leach touches on suspension, Pac-12 landscape

Leach touches on suspension, Pac-12 landscape

TYLER SHUEY, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

WSU football Head Coach Mike Leach spoke at his regular Monday news conference, addressing issues ranging from the development of his freshmen receivers to his admiration for the scenery of Pac-12 schools. One of the focus points of the news conference was the status of junior wide receiver Tavares...

University of Montana football player arrested for allegedly beating WSU student

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 23, 2017


Filed under Football, Sports

A University of Montana football player was arrested for allegedly beating a WSU student on College Hill in Pullman, according to Pullman Radio News. Pullman Police officials were not immediately available for comment on the investigation. Senior safety Justin Strong was arrested for second degree a...

Fan reactions to WSU vs. Colorado

RYAN MOSHER, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Uncategorized

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Cougars shut out Colorado in homecoming game

Cougars shut out Colorado in homecoming game

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

October 22, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports

It took No. 15 WSU (7-1, 4-1) a quarter to get in a rhythm, but the team scored more than they did in all four quarters of last week’s loss. The Cougars won with a 28-0 shutout over University of Colorado, Boulder (4-4, 1-4) on Homecoming weekend at WSU. Immediately after the Cougars lost for the...

Pippins wants to bring back Apple Cup

Pippins wants to bring back Apple Cup

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen sports editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Features, Football, Mens, Showcase, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017, Sports Weekend 2018

Of all the Cougar football games senior cornerback Marcellus Pippins has played in, one sticks out more than others — the 2014 Apple Cup. It was the first Apple Cup he played in, and his third collegiate game overall. University of Washington beat WSU in the 2014 rivalry game, then again in 2015...

Cougars look to avoid second loss of season

Cougars look to avoid second loss of season

DYLAN GREENE, Evergreen reporter

October 20, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports, Sports Weekend 2017

WSU football (6-1, 3-1) will look to bounce back from its first loss of the season when they step on the field against University of Colorado, Boulder (4-3, 1-3) on Saturday. University of California, Berkeley (4-3, 1-3) beat the Cougars 37-3 last Friday night. WSU sophomore rush linebacker Derek Moo...

WSU wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. suspended

JACOB MOORE, Evergreen reporter

October 17, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

Junior wide receiver Tavares Martin Jr. has been temporarily suspended and will not participate in the upcoming game against Colorado on Saturday, Associate Director of Athletics Bill Stevens confirmed. Stefanie Loh of the Seattle Times reported that the wide receiver lost "his temper at his teammates...

Golden Bears spoil Cougars’ undefeated season

Golden Bears spoil Cougars’ undefeated season

JACKSON GARDNER, Evergreen reporter

October 15, 2017


Filed under Football, Mens, Sports

No. 15 WSU (6-1, 3-1) lost for the first time this year, as the team fell to University of California, Berkeley (4-3, 1-3) by a final score of 37-3 Friday night. From the opening kickoff, a combination of penalties and a lack of offensive rhythm ailed the Cougars. Despite a reasonable effort from...

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